Well…. What a start to the Evening Standard’s London Food Month!!! Chef Dave Cousin at the Straight + Narrow in Limehouse has gone back in time for his inspired Childhood Memories Menu available during this June in London’s Food Month. Time proven classics – Crackling Skins, Prawn Cocktail, Chicken Kiev and Jelly & Ice Cream… Continue reading Childhood Memories @ the Straight + Narrow, Limehouse, E14
Review: 4th April 2017 Viet Café – Vietnamese Restaurant Haymarket, London SW1Y 4DG There are many reasons to visit Vietnam – the countryside, the cities, the beaches, the people, the culture… and the food. Trust me, if you have never been to Vietnam, it is worth visiting for the food alone! While all of the Far… Continue reading Viet Café – Vietnam on a plate
Review: 4th April 2017 La Figa – Italian Restaurant Limehouse, E14 La Figa can rightly claim to being a veteran in the Limehouse dining scene having been a staple for over 10 years. It opened to great fanfare, inviting every resident in Narrow Street to dinner over three nights and to protests about its name… Continue reading La Figa – a Limehouse veteran
Review – 22nd March 2017 The Pearson Room Canary Wharf, E14 When you want a quiet and tranquil place to be able to sit and contemplate the world, or just work quietly while having breakfast, The Pearson Room is one of my “go to” places. Looking out over Canada Square at Canary Wharf, The Pearson… Continue reading The Pearson Room – shining in Canary Wharf.
We all have our favourite restaurants, chef’s, cookbooks and recipes – I thought I’d take a few minutes to tell you about my favourite cookbook and why it is so. I was given Risk Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey as a Christmas present in 2009 and since then I have been cooking recipes from it for… Continue reading My favourite cookbook – Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey!
REVIEW – 20th March 2017 Boisdale of Canary Wharf Canary Wharf, E14 We love Boisdale at Canary Wharf. Well, we love all of the Boisdale restaurants, but Canary Wharf is our favourite – not just because its close to us but because the food is great and the music is fantastic. For those of you… Continue reading Boisdale of Canary Wharf – a perfect steak!
REVIEW – 9th March 2017 Eight Members Club, EC2A 2BX The Quartier Restaurant is situated in the Eight Members Club, a private members club of which I have been a member since it opened its doors. Quartier is open to non-members and from time to time puts out offers on Groupon. One such offer was… Continue reading Quartier Restaurant & Dining Room – Fine dining in the City